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29 July 2012
Added "Space Debris and Its Mitigation" to the archive.
16 July 2012
Space Future has been on something of a hiatus of late. With the concept of Space Tourism steadily increasing in acceptance, and the advances of commercial space, much of our purpose could be said to be achieved. But this industry is still nascent, and there's much to do. So...watch this space.
9 December 2010
Updated "What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" to the 2009 revision.
7 December 2008
"What the Growth of a Space Tourism Industry Could Contribute to Employment, Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, Education, Culture and World Peace" is now the top entry on Space Future's Key Documents list.
30 November 2008
Added Lynx to the Vehicle Designs page.
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2 August 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Down, but not defeated
Sam Coniglio, contributing editor of the Space Future Journal (and the vice president of the Space Tourism Society), told the Journal that the Falcon 1 mission failed.
News / Tourism (Bad)
3 January 2008 by Carol Pinchefsky
Station Crew 6, Space Tourists 0
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Vehicles (Bad)
27 July 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
Three dead, three injured at Mojave Air and Space Port
Three people were killed and three injured during a test of a propulsion system for Scaled Composites, the makers of SpaceShipOne and the work-in-progress, SpaceShipTwo.
News / Vehicles (Bad)
20 March 2007 by Carol Pinchefsky
Re-launch to follow
MSNBC reports that the SpaceX launch of the Falcon 1 rocket scheduled for March 19, 2007, was scrubbed 62 seconds before launch. The article cited a telemetry problem, occurring perhaps when data transmission was switched from land line to radio.
News / Other (Bad)
18 September 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
...greeted by "toxic irritant"
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Tourism (Bad)
21 August 2006 by Carol Pinchefsky
Replacement to ISS to be determined
According to a BBC article Daisuke Enomoto, the Japanese businessman who had planned to travel to the International Space Station, has failed his medical test.
News / Vehicles (Bad)
27 November 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
Rescheduled launch date not set
The SpaceX launch of their rocket, Falcon 1, has been scrubbed. According to CEO of Space Explorations, Elon Musk, "an auxiliary liquid oxygen ( LOX) fill tank had a manual vent valve incorrectly set to vent. The time it took to correct the problem resulted in significant LOX boiloff and loss of helium, and it was the latter that caused the launch abort."
News / Power (Bad)
22 June 2005 by Carol Pinchefsky
and lost
by Carol Pinchefsky
News / Vehicles (Bad)
1 February 2003 by Carol Pinchefsky
Space Shuttle Columbia explodes
On Saturday, February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia exploded over Texas. Columbia, on its twenty-eighth mission, was on its descent after a sixteen-day journey as it broke up. There were no survivors.
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